Sarah Kaufman
Sarah Kaufman

What Syria's Civil War Looks Like Through the Instagram of a Young Jihadist

What filter do you use for a holy war?

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They Call This Man "The Demon," And He's Believed to Have Shot Down MH17

He's right out of a Russian spy movie.
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What the U.S. Media Isn't Telling You About the Crisis in Ukraine

No, it's not all about Putin.
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What America Can Learn From Finland's Remarkable Educational Success

The Scandinavian country has some of the smartest students in the world. Why?
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5 Maps That Will Help You Understand the Malaysia Airlines Crash in Ukraine

Why MH17 is just the latest battleground in Ukraine's ongoing crisis.
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A Childhood Story Explains What's Wrong With Putin's Strategy in Ukraine

Putin's playing a dangerous game.

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What We Lost on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

In bloody political struggles, innocent civilians always pay the highest price.
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9 Images Show Why Jose Mujica Is the President You've Always Wanted

See how the world's most humble president compares to President Obama.
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7 Big Problems the World Cup Left Behind in Brazil

The party is over, and the hangover is the worst.
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9 Images That Prove Germany Dominates More Than Just the World Cup

The country is winning in more ways than soccer.
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Militants Have Kidnapped Another Huge Group of Students — And Nobody Is Talking About It

Where's the outrage over this mass abduction?

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While America's Prisons Are Overcrowded, This Country Is Shutting Them Down

The U.S. could learn a thing or two from this nation's justice system.
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9 Photos Show a Side to Mexico That the U.S. Media Doesn't Usually Show You

It's time to get to know our neighbor to the south a little better.
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5 Beautiful Historic Shrines Destroyed Forever by Militants in Iraq

Islamic State claims that they have destroyed shrines holy to Shia Muslims in northern Iraq.
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If You're Looking for McDonald's in Crimea, This Is What You'll Find Instead

Would you like a side of geopolitics with your burger?

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The Most Productive Country in the World Isn't the One You Would Expect

And vacations have a thing or two to do with it.
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Here's How Russia Is Spinning the Crisis in Ukraine

The propaganda war is only heating up.
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Were Jews in Ukraine Really Just Asked to Register Their Identities? Here's the Real Story

Pro-Russian forces are scaring the Jewish community, and Putin's rhetoric is making it worse.
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Putin's Next Target? Far From What the Media Would Have You Believe

Is Russia really hell-bent on reforming the old Soviet Union?